Conjunctival transplantation as an alternative to keratoplasty.

Abstract

Rehabilitation of the ocular surface is frequently desired following severe chemical and thermal injury. While keratoplasty, both lamellar and penetrating, has been the usual mode of therapy, chronic healing deficits and graft rejections as a result of heavy vascularization often lead to an unsatisfactory result. In unilateral injury, conjunctival… (More)

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